Kugurlui Lake

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Kugurlui Lake

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  • Area: 
    6,500 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    45°16'N 28°40'E
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Kugurlui Lake. 23/11/95; Odeska Oblast; 6,500 ha; 45°17'N 028°40'E. A shallow oxbow lake with swampy shores set in the lower Danube basin. Vegetation consists mainly of emergent species. The site supports internationally important numbers of various species of migrating, breeding and molting waterbirds (up to 30,000 individuals). Nationally and internationally rare bird species occur at the site. It is also important as a breeding and nursery area for fish and amphibians. Human activities include environmental education, recreation, hunting, fish-rearing, and livestock grazing. Ramsar site no. 760. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Odeska Oblast

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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)